Watt’s Up


by Chris Hemer
July 2, 2015

  Learning how to properly maintain a built-in or portable generator can save time, trouble and money   As a trailer owner, it probably took you only a few camping trips in the boonies to realize that your home on wheels wasn’t really designed for long-term camping without electrical hookups.... Read more »

Under Pressure


by Bill and Jenn Gehr
July 1, 2015

  Doran’s new 360RV monitoring system keeps a critical eye on tire inflation while on the road   Once upon a time, you could look at a tire and tell that it was running low on pressure. Those days are long gone. Radial construction, combined with stiffer sidewalls means that, by the time... Read more »

First Time’s the Charm


by Kevin Livingston
June 29, 2015

  The Spyder, Winnebago’s inaugural toy-hauler trailer, zeros in on adventurers looking to stay on the shorter side of things In the world of RV manufacturing, it isn’t unusual to see several renditions of a new product, whereby changes in features, options, build specs and floorplans are made... Read more »

Pedal Power


article by Bob Livingston
June 29, 2015

  Adventurer folding bicycles add a strong element of versatility to local transportation that’s fun, healthy and affordable   As an experienced bicyclist who has ridden a number of high-end road and mountain bikes, I find the idea of pedaling a folding bike somewhat less than invigorating.... Read more »

2015 Mercedes-Benz G Class SUV


June 3, 2015

  The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL is a full-size SUV that’s made in America, and has a substantial tow rating. Wood trim and rich leather upholstery add a warm ambience. Interior appointments include a seven-inch in-dash infotainment screen, controlled by an advanced operating system called COMAND. There... Read more »

Liking the Viking


June 2, 2015

  A propane cylinder is a propane cylinder, right? Until now, maybe — because Viking Cylinders has a whole new take on this ubiquitous RV component with its line of lightweight, translucent composite propane cylinders. Using advanced technology, Viking has created the lightest and safest propane... Read more »

King of Antennas


June 2, 2015

  King has introduced two automatic satellite TV antennas for use with DISH and DirecTV satellite services. The second-generation King Tailgater for DISH (model VQ4500) and King Quest for DirecTV (model VQ4100) are designed for use as either portable or roof-mounted satellite systems. At just 8... Read more »

Serious Livability


by Kevin Livingston
June 2, 2015

  K-Z brings a number of welcome features to its new D315RKD fifth-wheel with a rear-kitchen complex and adjacent living room   As with any modern vehicle or RV, current trends and waves of popularity dictate design and standards. One of the more recent elements in floorplan design is the placement... Read more »

A Better Shower


By Bob Livingston
May 29, 2015

  Ecocamel Jetstorm handheld wand conserves resources while providing a powerful, yet soft, spray of water   Taking a shower in an RV can be a less-than-invigorating experience. Most of the showerheads supplied by RV builders struggle to provide a stream of water strong enough to wash the soap... Read more »

That’s a Wrap


May 4, 2015

    Cooking in your RV is fun, but who wants to be saddled with kitchen cleanup on a family vacation? Atwood makes cleanup easy with its new Stove Wrap, a patent-pending stovetop liner made of nonflammable, machine-washable and reusable material. Presewn and cut to fit, the Stove Wrap will... Read more »

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